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The report, a compilation of four regional assessments on the status of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Africa, and Europe and Central Asia, was compiled by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), ...
The UK-Australia FinTech Bridge will deepen collaboration between governments, regulators, and industry bodies in the two countries. It will also support improved access for ... Australia is also the second largest alternative finance market in the Asia Pacific. Australia's supportive regulatory settings and ...

Scientists meeting in Colombia issued four regional reports Friday on how well animal and plants are doing in the Americas; Europe and Central Asia; Africa; ... The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem was about more than just critters, said study team chairman Robert ...
The reports—which were the result of three years of work and involved more than 550 leading experts from more than 100 countries—assessed biodiversity and ecosystems in four regions: the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Europe-Central Asia. They were approved by the Intergovernmental ...
... February 21, 2018. If current trends continue, in Asia, there will be no fish stocks for commercial fishing by 2048, the UN reports. ... The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem was about more than just critters, said study team chairman Robert Watson. It is about keeping ...
"In some countries in Asia, rice importing issues are completely controlled by government procurement bodies," Adul said. ... Several Southeast Asian importers will be targeted, including the Indonesian government's procurement and logistics agency Bulog, the Philippines' National Food Agency and ...

"In some countries in Asia, rice importing issues are completely controlled by government procurement bodies," Adul said. ... Several Southeast Asian importers will be targeted, including the Indonesian government's procurement and logistics agency Bulog, the Philippines' National Food Authority and ...
No consensus for nominating Pakistan, proposing three months pause and asking APG (Asia Pacific Group) for another report to be concluded in June". Asif was in Moscow when he posted on Twitter. Paris-based FATF, also known by its French name Groupe d'action financiere, is an intergovernmental ...
The idea for the Global Virome Project began in 2016 when stakeholders from Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe spanning industry, academia, intergovernmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector began to design a framework for the project. Fieldwork in China and ...
Co-organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific ... and interlinkages between energy and other development goals, which will also provide key input for ongoing intergovernmental discussions leading up ...
Since Dubai is strategically located on the migration path between Europe and Asia, the IHC community can reach - within eight hours - two-thirds of the ... 55 humanitarian organisations and 13 commercial companies including UN organisations, international non-profits, intergovernmental entities, and ...
The ESM is an intergovernmental organization set up in 2012 to ensure financial stability in the eurozone. Regling said the vulnerable emerging economies are in Asia, Latin America and Africa. "Monetary ... "Some Asian investors who have left (euro assets) during the crisis are now coming back. They are ...
ESM Managing Director Klaus Regling speaks to the Nikkei Asian Review in Tokyo on Feb. 22. (Photo by Rie ... The ESM is an intergovernmental organization set up in 2012 to ensure financial stability in the eurozone. Regling said the vulnerable emerging economies are in Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Public anger stirred over recent reports that China unilaterally named and registered five undersea features at the Benham Rise in the eastern Philippine Sea at the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), an intergovernmental body that aims to ensure the world's seas, oceans and navigable waters ...
Specifically, the report calls on nations in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) intergovernmental group to boost its cybersecurity spending – to around $170 billion in total – as the world's digital economy shows no signs of slowing down and ASEAN businesses are in danger of losing $750 ...
... the further improvements of the transport links between Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Central Asia. The official opening ceremony of the BTK railway was held in Baku Oct. 30, 2017. The BTK railway was constructed on the basis a Georgian-Azerbaijani-Turkish intergovernmental agreement.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov confirmed the structure of the Turkmen part of Turkmen-Belarus intergovernmental committee on scientific and ... Turkmenistan is one of the key partners of Belarus in Central Asia, message on the web-site of Belarus embassy in Ashgabat reads.

Thomas Tieber, CEO for ASEAN and South Asia, DHL Global Forwarding, said: "Global trade continues to grow positively, and this raises important security concerns ... WCO is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of customs administrations.
If I were to work with an intergovernmental organization, like I hope to do, and had to discuss topics regarding countries like Colombia, Ecuador or Panama, ... The repetitive nature of the current regional courses offered can also be seen in regards to the Asian studies major and Asia concentration.
The United States is already looking not only at North Korea, although it justifies its military presence by the North Korean issue, but also at the South China Sea, where China is holding negotiations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries on the settlement of disputed territorial ...
In 1990, the first report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a select group of the world's top experts on climate science, said that “there is no ... In the hardest hit parts of highly-urbanized East Asia, for example, the complete removal of aerosols would likely have a bigger effect than all other ...
Hydro's LCOE varies regionally, with 2016-2017 values being $0.04/kWh in Asia, $0.05 in South America, $0.06 in North America, $0.07 in Africa, Eurasia ... IRENA is an intergovernmental organization that promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including ...
A renewed feud over the issue has frayed ties even as America's two key Asian allies confront the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile ... Moon said the emotional damage sustained by the victims cannot be resolved through simple exchanges between governments and that both South Korea ...
The agreement opens more than 15,000 km of the Asian Highway routes for transport operation and services, with the longest route stretching more than ... About Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC), he said Pakistan has unique geographic location at the crossroads of Central Asia, the ...
A renewed feud over the issue has frayed ties even as America's two key Asian allies confront the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs ... Moon said the emotional damage sustained by the victims cannot be resolved through simple exchanges between governments and that both South ...
"Why did PM Modi and defence minister then not ask both the companies to submit fresh bids through the 'intergovernmental agreement route' so as to get the lowest price in favour of India's public exchequer?" "Why was no prior permission of the Cabinet Committee on Security taken by PM Modi?
A renewed feud over the issue has frayed ties even as America's two key Asian allies confront the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile ... Moon said the emotional damage sustained by the victims cannot be resolved through simple exchanges between governments and that both South Korea ...
Southeast Asia's human rights have been deteriorating in the past ten years or more. In Cambodia ... But the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission of Human Rights (AICHR), which turns 10 years old next year, and established to promote and protect fundamental freedoms, remains paralyzed. Set up in ...
According to Kubiv, the members of Ukraine-India Intergovernmental Commission also spoke about participation of Ukrainian specialists in the construction of power units and reactors at nuclear power plants in India, modernization of industrial equipment of Indian enterprises of machine-building and ...
The Agreement opens more than 15,000 km of the Asian Highway routes for transport operation and services, with the longest route stretching more than 9,000 km from Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation to Lianyungang, China. The Agreement will also develop landlocked Central Asia's access to sea ...
There are two main reasons for the dramatic decline in NUE in Asia: cheap fertilizer prices and the genetic makeup of the “green revolution” crops ... Perhaps technical solutions can accelerate Asian countries on the upside of the Kuznets curve, and help Africa leapfrog the cheap-and-dirty phase.
A convention will be signed in Rome by foundation members Britain, South Africa, Australia, Italy and possibly China in the coming months to create a new intergovernmental organisation. Under the SKA model, contributing funding guarantees each country equivalent access time to the massive radio ...
Azerbaijan has always harnessed an avant-garde foreign policy that addresses many global challenges that are deeply affecting Europe and Asia today, said ... He emphasized that the “Baku Process” will continue to promote intercultural dialogue between governments and nations, strengthen cooperation ...
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov started an official two-day visit to Tajikistan on February 1. In the trip to Dushanbe, he is accompanied by an impressive delegation of representatives of the executive and legislative authorities of Kyrgyzstan, a total of about 25 people, six of which are ministers ...
During the 26th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in Singapore on 24-26 January 2018, FORUM-ASIA reiterated its message to the Government of Singapore and the AICHR to promote and protect human rights across all pillars of ASEAN and particularly by ...
Their research was featured in the last United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, where they served as contributing authors in the report's chapter on Asia. Meanwhile, Boise State biological sciences professor Julie Heath is monitoring the effects of climate change on American ...
New Delhi, Jan 27 (KNN) The visiting State Heads from the ASEAN nations on the Republic Day eve to India renewed their commitment towards ensuring growth to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as a part of the ASEAN India Commemorative Summit declaration. According to the ...
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is about to make his fifth trip to China to promote trade, saying his latest foray will be an opportunity to advance efforts for a direct air link with the economic powerhouse. McNeil, who will head a delegation that leaves for Asia on Friday, said a successful effort would ...
The ASEAN summit is going to be held on January 25 in New Delhi. As a part of this summit, the country heads of Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam, have come to India. And, after attending the ASEAN summit, they will be the chief ...
Road freight traffic flow from Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan will grow significantly, Kazakh Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek said commenting on the news, the Central Asian country's media outlets reported. “This agreement is aimed not only at development of bilateral transportation ...
The ASEAM is an intergovernmental process established in 1996 "to foster dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe. "It is comprised of 53 partners - 30 European and 21 Asian countries. President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly lambasted the EU for criticizing his war on drugs after thousands ...
The significance of its geographical position, which links Xinjiang with Central Asian states, makes the China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor more at risk of being targeted. Ironically, the construction of a new rail system might increase terrorist attacks. SREB infrastructures will in fact expose ...
OpenGov is a digital content platform, dedicated to sharing ICT-related knowledge and information between governments. We focus on the public sector in the Asia-Pacific region. We help governments become more Efficient, Agile, Transparent and Secure, so as to improve the lives of their citizens.
Russia's S-400 air defense missile systems at the Hmeimim air base in the Syrian province of Latakia. (AFP via the Russian Defence Ministry). NEW DELHI ― India's ongoing negotiations with Russia for the $5 billion-plus purchase of five S-400 Triumf long-range surface-to-air missile systems are in ...
Turkmenistan has become a reliable friend and strategic partner for Belarus in Central Asia, Belarusian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Oleg Tabanyukhov said in his message on the occasion of ... Over those years, intergovernmental, interparliamentary and interministerial cooperation has been established.
“The repatriation of registered Afghan Refugees is guided by the principle of voluntarism and gradualism as embedded in the Tripartite Agreement signed between Governments of Pakistan, Afghanistan and UNHCR” said Minister for Safron Abdul Qadir Baloch. Baloch also added that Afghan refugees are ...
New Delhi (The Statesman/ANN) - The flag of Asean would fly in the sky this Republic Day with Mi-17 V5 helicopters, the first in the fly past on January 26, sporting the standard of the regional intergovernmental organisation along with the Indian flag and flags of the three forces. The first formation in the ...
The BTK railway is constructed on the basis of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey intergovernmental agreement. The main purpose of the project is to improve economic relations between the three countries and gain foreign direct investment by connecting Europe and Asia. The project implementation began ...
The third zone represent the highest level of power, where the relationship between governments and citizens is more of a partnership and the level of citizen control is developed with increased degrees of decision-making. Ladder of citizen engagement. Governments around the world have experienced ...
Last month, the Philippines handed over the chairmanship of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission of Human Rights (AICHR) to Singapore. Immediately, Singapore's representative to the AICHR, Shashi Jayakumar, vowed to take an active role in protecting human rights within the Southeast Asian ...


 

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